Tag: Mark Fisher

  • Attention, Irritation, Texts

    Attention, Irritation, Texts

    As I write this I’m sitting on my bed, surrounded by seven books. I’ve dipped into each one of them – a little while ago I read through some of the aphorisms in Eugene Thacker’s Infinite Resignation before reading through some of my friend Matt’s introduction to Mark Fisher’s Post-Capitalist-Desire. But I’m distracted. I constantly…

  • Some Notes on Capitalist Realism

    Some Notes on Capitalist Realism

    This evening I read through Capitalist Realism again and it’s still as brilliant as on my first read, and I just wanted to jot down some off-the-cuff thoughts about it. The text deftly navigates and stitches together a wide range of topics and ideas, which is one of its many merits. One of the early…

  • Post-Capitalist Desire

    Post-Capitalist Desire

    Out of all the many authors whose books and papers I have read, Mark Fisher’s have long held a place close to my heart. His book Capitalist Realism has had a profound effect on the way I see the world, and I’m certainly not alone in that. However, in this post I want to use this…